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Political Economy of the Information Society

Collective
Research Papers and Reports
- 2008

This collection of papers is an attempt to build a body of critical work that offers analytical and conceptual tools to understand and engage with the structural changes that Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) are bringing about in society.

 

Recommendations for meaningful and successful e-governance in India

Parminder Jeet Singh
Research Papers and Reports
- 2008

This paper is a contribution to the Second Administrative Reforms Commission on 'Citizen Centric Governance'. The paper introduces e-governance in the Indian context and provides suggestions both from the strategic level to implementation on how the use of Information...

 

India in the Global Information Society Watch 2008 Report - Access to infrastructure

Vivek Vaidyanathan, Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Research Papers and Reports
- 2008

The 2008 report of the Global Information Society Watch surveys the national deployment of ICT infrastructure and its implications for development. It gives a detailed analysis of steps which need to be taken to improve ICT connectivity in rural areas. IT for Change wrote the chapter on India,...

 

India in the Global Information Society Watch 2007 Report – Participation

Vivek Vaidyanathan, Sudhir Krishnaswamy
Research Papers and Reports
- 2007

 

Gender in the Information Society – Emerging issues

Collective
Research Papers and Reports
- 2006
This publication showcases perspectives that critique the engagement with new technologies in various development sectors such as the media, work and economy and governance.

 

Pro-poor access to ICTs - Exploring appropriate ownership models for ICTD initiatives

Anita Gurumurthy, Parminder Jeet Singh, Gurumurthy Kasinathan
Research Papers and Reports
- 2005

In 2005, IT for Change carried out a series of three case studies in order to explore community-owned ICTD models in India. The selected initiatives were Akshaya (Kerala), the rural e-Seva kiosks (Andhra Pradesh), and n-Logue, TeNet and DHAN Foundation (Tamil Nadu) which are...

 

Gender and ICTs - Bridge Cutting Edge Packs

Anita Gurumurthy
Research Papers and Reports
- 2004
Written and produced in collaboration with partners, the Bridge Cutting Edge Packs provide accessible overviews of the latest thinking on a gender theme and summaries of the most useful resources. Each pack includes an Overview Report...

 

Financing ICTD: Insights from initiatives in India

IT for Change
Research Papers and Reports
- 2004

This paper was a contribution to the deliberations of the Task Force on Financial Mechanisms set up under the process for the World summit on the information society (WSIS). It is a summary of insights emerging from a study of 3 large scale ICT4D initiatives in India. It...

 

Key Findings from the CITIGEN Programme

Anita Gurumurthy and Nandini Chami
Research Papers and Reports

This is a summary report from IT for Change, presenting the key research insights arising out of the 5 research projects and 6 think-pieces commissioned as part of the CITIGEN programme.

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